Founder & President of FFTT, LLC
Record Date: 1/15/19
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- Philosophy for Macro Research
- Using History in your Macro Research
- Macro Report Example
- Process for Developing a Macro Report
- Position Sizing
- Being Wrong on a Macro Idea
- Biggest Macro Theme in 2019
Q. What Trader has influenced your life the most and why?
A. A trader from the desk he worked on early in his career.
Q. What was one of the hardest things for you to overcome in Trading?
A. Position Sizing. Too big! ☺
Q. How has your macro research process evolved over the years?
A. Trade a lot less.
Q. What is one attribute that you believe every trader should have?
A. Open Mindedness
Q. Favorite Book About Trading?
Q. Favorite Movie or TV Show About Trading?
A. The Big Short
Q. What’s the best advice you’ve received about Trading?
A. Position Sizing is Key.
Q. If you could give a piece of advice to the younger you, what would it be?
A. Trust your intuition.
Q. If you had to elevator pitch your edge in doing Macro Research, what would you say?
A. World class dot connector.
Q. Favorite thing to do when not trading?
A. Spending time with Family.
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